2020 Edition of International Compilation of Human Research Standards Now Available
The 2020 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards has been released. The Compilation is a listing of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subjects protections in 133 countries and from many international organizations.
Most of the listings provide hyperlinks to the source document. These laws, regulations, and guidelines are classified into nine categories:
- General, i.e., applicable to most or all types of human subjects research
- Drugs and Devices
- Clinical Trial Registries
- Research Injury
- Social-Behavioral Research
- Privacy/Data Protection
- Human Biological Materials
- Embryos, Stem Cells, and Cloning
Prepared by the Office for Human Research Protections of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Compilation is designed for use by IRBs, researchers, sponsors, and others involved in human subjects research around the world.